Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 lineup includes Iggy Azalea, Tragically Hip

Ottawa's Bluesfest organizers have unveiled the lineup for the 2015 summer concert festival Monday after an early version of the list of performers was accidentally left on a public website and posted to the internet.

Other acts include Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Chvrches, Chance the Rapper, Marianas Trench

Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip are scheduled to play Ottawa Bluesfest, according to the official release Monday, Mar. 23. (Canadian Press)


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Ottawa's Bluesfest organizers have unveiled the lineup for the 2015 summer concert festival Monday after an early version of the list of performers was leaked and posted to the internet.

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea is slated to headline Ottawa Bluesfest in 2015. (Larry Marano/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
Rapper Iggy Azalea, Canadian rock icons The Tragically Hip and veteran hard rockers Deep Purple are some of the big name acts headlining the 2015 RBC Bluesfest, which runs from July 8 to 19.

Other big names, such as country music star Keith Urban, venerable southern rockers LynyrdSkynyrd, Canadian rockers Blue Rodeo and pop parody veteran Weird Al Yankovic had been previously announced.

Music fans got a sneak peek of the lineup when a blogger posted screen grabs said to be taken from an official website. In response, the festival organizer released the full schedule Monday evening.

Other performers include:

  • Run the Jewels
  • De La Soul
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Chance the Rapper
  • Chvrches
  • Marianas Trench

For a full list of the acts performing, go to the Ottawa Bluesfest Facebook page.


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